1. We’re afraid that one year, they’ll really cancel Carnival.
Not even an Ebola scare can cause us to miss our national stress reliever. Back in 1972, Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago almost didn’t happen because of a polio outbreak and it was postponed to rainy May. This inspired local calypsonian Lord Kitchener to sing “all we know they better do fast, polio or no polio, man we want we mas” in his Road March winner, Rainorama.